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[texts]Eighth Air Force : tactical development, August 1942-May 1945 - Anderson, Orvil A
statement of responsibility: prepared by Eighth Air Force and Army Air Force Evaluation Board (European Theater of Operations)
Keywords: United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 246
[texts]8th Air Force Tactical Mission Report - United States. Army Air Forces
8th Air Force tactical mission report:Operation no. 948 1945-04-14 Operation no. 951 1945-04-15 Operation no. 954 and no. 955 1945-04-16 "Report on the Eighth Air Force's mission to target multiple defensive installations, consisting of anti-aircraft and artillery positions and strong points covering the Gironde estuary in southwest France and defensive installations in Germany." Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Bombing, Aerial
Downloads: 309
[movies]Senators Inspect 8th Air Force, England & Scotland, 08/02/1943 - United States. Army
No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 19059 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th
Downloads: 12
[movies]Target For Today, 1944 - United States. Army Air Forces
1944 Army Air Forces film # TF 1-3384, Target For Today. Description at the National Archives: "The 8th Bomber Command {8th Army Air Force}, stationed in England, prepares for and executes a daylight precision bombing mission on several German cities, including Brandenburg, Danzig, Goynia, and Marienburg. Reel 1, animated maps locate bombing targets. Reel 2, technicians, particularly of Operational Research, study and outline the bombing mission, Reel 3, oral and written orders follow high-level...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War II; B-24 Bomber; B-17 Bomber; Bombing, Aerial
Downloads: 212
[texts]Implementing New Strategy In Combat: Ira C. Eaker, 1942-1943 - de Jong, Ivo M.
"Most strategies have to be proven in combat. And more often than not, these strategies do not survive the realities of contact with the enemy. How do strategic leaders deal with this? What is their role in implementing the strategy and when do they face the inevitable and adapt their original strategy? A vital component of the United States' strategy at the outbreak of World War II was a bombing offensive against Germany...
Keywords: WWII; Eaker, Ira, 1896-1987; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II
Downloads: 36
[movies]The Fight For The Sky - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S. Army Air Forces Special Film Project #157, The Fight For The Sky: Our fighter pilots versus the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, 1945. "A record of the operations of the fighter command of the U.S. 8th Air Force in preparing for the 1944 invasion of France and in supporting Allied ground forces." Description at the National Archives: "On the activities of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command in Europe...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th
Downloads: 142
[movies]Operational Report Clarion: General Todd Explains Mission, 02/22/1945 - 02/23/1945 - United States. Army Air Forces
U.S.Army Air Forces Combat Subjects film #CS-3561 Operational Report Clarion: Gen Todd Explains Mission, 02/22/1945 - 02/23/1945 General Walter E. Todd was Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations of the Eighth Air Force."Summary: 1)17ZD80130-134 CS of Gen. Todd at desk explaining aerial attack on German transport.2) 14ZD59276-327 MS of same.3) 357-489 LS of Gen. Todd at map.4) 603-678 MS of same.5) 820-878 Closer shot of Todd at map, talking.6) 17ZD84492-499 A...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; B-17 Bomber; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Bombing, Aerial; GSAP; B-24 Bomber
Downloads: 177
[movies]B-17 Mission To Bremen Germany, October 8, 1943 - United States. Army Air Forces
AAF Combat Subject film #610 B-17 Mission To Bremen Germany October 08, 1943.ARC Identifier 3366"An 8th Air Force Combat Mission Over Enemy Territory"Description from the National Archives: "Summary: 1) GE0094-101 LS B-17s parked on runway (8th AF). 2) 102-150 CS Group B-17s taxi into formation for take-off. 3)151-156 LS B-17s lined up down runway; hangar at R. 4) 157-168 CU Group B-17s lined behind each other on runway...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Bombing, Aerial
Downloads: 529
[movies]The Fight For The Sky - United States. Army Air Forces
"Documentary detailing the activities of American fighter escort pilots during bombing raids over Germany" in the days leading up to the allied invasion of Normandy. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Training Film; 1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; Ronald Reagan
Downloads: 987
[movies]8th Fighter Command Operations, 1943-1944 - United States. Army Air Forces
8th Air Force Gun Sight Aiming Point GSAP combat footage. National Archives Identifier: 65501As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :) Description fron National Archives: "Summary: Reel 1: Culled GSAP footage of the 8th Fighter Command operations, 1943-1944...
Keywords: GSAP; Gun Sight Aiming Point; Mendenhall, William K. (William Kavanaugh), 1900-1987; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Command, 8th; Airplanes, Military; Fighter Plane Combat; Fighter Planes -- United States
Downloads: 1,381
[movies]June 1944 Mission To Beauvais, France: 8th Air Force - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subjects film #1483: Mission To Beauvais France 8th Air Force. No description at the National Archives but this is aerial footage of an 8th Air Force B-24 bombing run to Beauvais, France. (There were several in June of 1944.)One of the B-24 bombers has the identification markings of the 706th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) of the 446th Bombardment Group.National Archives Identifier: 3958As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; United States. Army Air Forces; WWII; Bombing, Aerial; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 446th; B-24 Bomber
Downloads: 181
[movies]Combat Film Report No. 506: Conquest By Air - United States. Army
1945 U.S. Army Air Forces Combat Film Report # CF-506, Conquest By Air. National Archives description: "Reel 1 shows a flashback of French troops storming German trenches during World War I; B-26's, B-17's, and P-38's in the air and bombs falling on Rouen, France, on Aug. 17, 1942; unescorted B-17's over Schweinfurt, Germany, under heavy attack by FW-190's; Gen. Eisenhower and his aides conferring; the unloading of dead and wounded from B-17's returned from the Schweinfurt raid; panoramic views ...
Keywords: WWII; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. Army Air Forces; Ploieşti, Battles Of, Ploieşti, Romania, 1943-1944; Bombing, Aerial; Airplanes, Military; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Army Air Forces -- Combat Film Report
Downloads: 281
[movies]Return From Mission To Wilhelmshaven, 305th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force In Germany - United States. Army Air Forces
No description from the National Archives. AAF Combat Subject film #29 January 25, 1943. Footage is mostly B-17 bombers in the air, but also shows the return/landing of the planes, and crews on the ground. Some are being interviewed. Shot of bomber THE EAGLE'S WRATH. ARC Identifier 2934 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Arc...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 305th; Air warfare; B-17 Bomber; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 91st; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 303rd; Bassingbourn
Downloads: 371
[movies]8th Air Force Mission To Warnemunde, Germany: 1944-04-09 - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film # 1180 8th Air Force Mission To Warnemunde, Germany: 1944-04-09 There is no description at the National Archives but this is aerial combat footage of the 8th Air Force mission #294. Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft flying in formation, contrails, flak, bombs falling. One of the B-17 has a white square with a dark letter A on the tail. I think this signifies the 94th BG...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; B-17 Bomber; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 94th; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Bombing, Aerial; Lightning (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 304
[movies]All The Fine Young Men
Documentary about the Eighth Air Force in Europe during WWII, including the disastrous "Black Thursday" bombing raid on Schweinfurt, Germany in October 1943. Note: I don't know if this is public domain. If there is a copyright issue, please leave a comment and I will remove the video. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archi...
Keywords: WWII; Bombing, Aerial; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; B-17 Bomber; Schweinfurt (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1943; Operation Pointblank; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color; Airplanes, Military
Downloads: 646
[movies]Mission To Bremen - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film # 1062 Mission To Bremen.National Archives Identifier 3703 No description at the National Archives but this is aerial footage of an 8th AAF  B-17 combat mission. Footage of B-17 Flying Fortress  bombers, contrails. Bomber spins downward, out of control. Shots of aircraft flying in formation.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a v...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; World War II; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Bombing, Aerial; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 94th
Downloads: 238
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 23 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 23, 1944 01 So's Your Old Man: Short film about elderly men, too old for service in the regular Navy, who volunteer to guard ports and docks for the U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Port Security Force (VPSF). 02 Somewhere In Italy: Short film about Italian mountaineer troops training with U.S. troops. 03 Target Germany: Short film about the 8th Army Air Force aerial bombing operations over Germany...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; Mosquito Control -- methods -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Military Medicine -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Malaria -- prevention & control -- Pacific Islands -- Instructional Films and Videos; Training Film; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Volunteer Port Security Force; San Francisco; US Coast Guard; United States. Army; World War II; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Mountain Warfare
Downloads: 185
[movies]Combat Bulletin #48: Air Support On Western Front Etc, 1945 - United States. Army
U.S. Army newsreel Combat Bulletin # 48 detailing combat activities in March of 1943. Title Cards: ETO: Air Support On Western Front ETO: Shangri-La ETO: Activities In European Theatre Of Operations ETO: British Jet Plane Pacific: Second Airfield Taken On Iwo Pacific: Ryukyus Attacked North America: M-69 Incendiary Bomb India-Burma: Capture Lashio And Mandalay Description from the National Archives: "Part 1: 8th AAF fighters strafe enemy planes in France...
Keywords: Combat Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Ryukyu Islands; Simpson, William H. (William Hood), 1888-1982; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; United States. -- Navy -- Fleet, 5th -- History; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); Mustang (Fighter Plane); United States. -- Army -- Army, 7th; Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 10th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British; B-25 Bomber; Bridges -- Germany -- Remagen -- Ludendorff Bridge; Meteor (Jet fighter plane); Bombing, Aerial; Jet Planes -- History; Landing craft -- United States; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th; American Red Cross; GSAP; United States. -- Army -- Division, 30th; Allied Forces. -- Airborne Army, 1st; Gliders (Aeronautics); Allied Forces. -- Army Group, 21st; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; United States. -- Army -- Armored Division, 4th; Newsreel
Downloads: 252
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